The Ogowe band: a narrative of African travel. Joseph H. Reading.
The Ogowe band: a narrative of African travel
The Ogowe band: a narrative of African travel
The Ogowe band: a narrative of African travel
The Ogowe band: a narrative of African travel

The Ogowe band: a narrative of African travel

Philadelphia: Reading and Co., 1890. First edition, 8vo, pp. [iii]-xv, [1], 278; frontispiece, portrait, 64 plates (1 in color), and 2 maps; original pictorial green cloth stamped in gilt and black on upper cover and spine; slight wear, else near fine. The author is described on the title page as the late secretary of the Gabon and Corsico Mission and acting commercial agent for the U.S. "All the scenes and incidents portrayed in this book are true, the only fiction consisting in making these the experiences of the Ogowe Band instead of the author. All the descriptions of scenery were copied from diaries written upon the spot, and are as accurate as it is possible to make them" (preface). Item #52548

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